THE MOST HOLIDAY HOUSES IN the Ötztal

Holiday homes and holiday apartments Hochoetz

Hochoetz - The skiarea

The enchanting Hochoetz ski area rises above the picturesque village of Oetz. This winter sports paradise is located directly at the entrance to the beautiful Ötztal. With a starting point of no less than 1400 meters and a breathtaking peak of 2300 meters, the slopes here offer an unforgettable experience. The Hochoetz ski area is an oasis of fun for families with children. It is therefore not without reason that this area is called the ultimate family destination in the Ötztal.​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Read more

Interactive piste map & photos

Features

​​​​​​​1410 m - 2272 m​​​​​​​


Pistes (total 37 km)

12 km
21 km
4 km

​​​​x 2x 5x 6

Well-known ski villages of Hochoetz

Ötztal: WHERE YOUR PERFECT SKI HOLIDAY STARTS

Selected holiday homes in Hochoetz

Apartment Knabl

Sautens, Tyrol, Austria

4 Persons

2 Bedrooms

1 Bathroom

€ 105 per night

Holiday Home Auer

Ötz, Tyrol, Austria

10 Persons

4 Bedrooms

3 Bathrooms

€ 233 per night

Apartment Garden Relax Apart

Sautens, Tirol, Austria

4 Persons

1 Bedroom

1 Bathroom

€ 134 per night

Apartment Anette Living

Umhausen, Ötztal, Austria

5 Persons

3 Bedrooms

1 Bathroom

€ 107 per night

Apartment Carla

Umhausen, Ötztal, Austria

6 Persons

3 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

€ 209 per night

Casa Hubertus

Ötztal, Austria

6 Persons

3 Bedrooms

3 Bathrooms

€ 157 per night

Apartment Koster

Umhausen, Tyrol, Austria

7 Persons

3 Bedrooms

1 Bathroom

€ 136 per night

Apartment Apart Annabell

Ötztal, Tyrol, Austria

4 Persons

2 Bedrooms

1 Bathroom

€ 183 per night

Farmhouse Prantl

Ötz, Tyrol, Austria

6 Persons

3 Bedrooms

1 Bathroom

€ 107 per night

Haus Westermeyr

Mieming, Tyrol, Austria

4 Persons

1 Bedroom

1 Bathroom

€ 110 per night

​​​​​​​VidaVilla.com 
​​​​​​​How many people would like to go to Hochoetz?

Great enjoyment: the best group accommodation at Hochoetz

Selected group accommodations of Ötztal

Lovely apartment in Sautens

Sautens, Tyrol, Austria

8 Persons

3 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

€ 382 per night

Holiday Home Ötztal

Ötztal, Austria

8 Persons

4 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

€ 247 per night

Apartment Schmittnhof

Umhausen, Ötztal, Austria

8 Persons

3 Bedrooms

3 Bathrooms

€ 151 per night

Holiday Home Auer

Ötz, Tyrol, Austria

10 Persons

4 Bedrooms

3 Bathrooms

€ 233 per night

Holiday Home Dialer

Umhausen, Ötztal, Austria

12 Persons

6 Bedrooms

3 Bathrooms

€ 226 per night

Rent a holiday home in Hochoetz

Information ski area Hochoetz

Planning a ski holiday in Hochoetz and looking for the ideal holiday accommodation in this ski resort? Check out our helpful FAQ section for all the information you need about Hochoetz. If you have any specific questions or need assistance booking your stay, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Which area is Hochoetz​​​​​​​ located in?

Hochoetz is located in the Austrian Alps, in the region of Tyrol. This ski resort is part of the larger Ötztal ski region. Two other nearby and well known ski resorts in this region are Sölden and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

Which villages are close to the Hochoetz ski resort?

The villages of Sautens, Sölden, Ötz, Umhausen and Ochsengarten offer a variety of accommodation options. Use the search function to find your ideal holiday home or chalet. Search specifically for these villages or discover your perfect location using the map view. This makes it easy to find accommodation that suits your needs for a skiing holiday in Hochoetz.

How many slopes does Hochoetz have and how difficult are they?

The Hochoetz ski area has 37 kilometres of pistes: 12 kilometres of blue pistes for beginners, 21 kilometres of red pistes for intermediate skiers and 4 kilometres of black pistes for advanced skiers.

What types of lifts are there in Hochoetz and how many of each?

The ski area has 11 ski lifts: 2 gondolas, 5 T-bar lifts, 6 chair lifts and 2 conveyor belts. One of the gondolas is the Acherkogelbahn, which departs from Oetz. This modern gondola travels over 1,200 metres in just 8 minutes and provides fast access to the ski area. The Kühtailbahn has been upgraded to a modern 6-seater chairlift with canopy and built-in child safety.

How suitable is Hochoetzfor skiers with little or no experience?

The Hochoetz ski area has a number of marked runs, with a large number of blue runs in the middle of the area. This means that the area is not ideal for true beginners. However, the Ötztal offers plenty of opportunities for beginners. From Oetz you have the opportunity to travel to other nearby ski resorts.

What facilities, including ski schools, does Hochoetz have for beginners and children?

Hochoetz is an ideal destination for families, with plenty of facilities for children and beginners. It offers WIDI's Kinderland, special children's courses and a children's theatre for an educational and entertaining experience. There is also WIDI's Funpark and a kindergarten with children's restaurant, making the resort an excellent choice for young skiers and their families.

On CheckYeti.com you can book ski lessons in several ski resorts, including Hochötz. Various options are available, including ski lessons for adults and children, private or group lessons, and for all levels. Lessons are often offered in several languages. For a complete overview of available ski lessons and booking options in Hochoetz, visit CheckYeti.

Are there any challenging runs for advanced skiers in Hochoetz?

Hochoetz has steep black runs and varied off-piste options. Slopes such as Balbach-Ochsengarten, Mohrenkopf and the buckelpiste Wetterkreuz are well known for their technical and physical challenges. Although the area is relatively compact, skiers can benefit from its proximity to the Kühtai ski area, which offers more variety.

What does Hochoetz have to offer for snowboarders?

For those who love speed and action, the Hochoetz ski area offers the SnowCross trail, an exciting course for both skiers and snowboarders. This course is equipped with numerous hills and jumps.

How snow-sure is the Hochoetz ski area?

The Hochötz ski resort is known for its snow reliability. One of the reasons for this is that the entire area can be covered with artificial snow. Most of the pistes in Hochötz are above 1,800 metres, which guarantees the snow reliability of the ski area. The Ochsengarten valley lies at an altitude of over 1,538 metres, which means that the pistes are usually open throughout the season.

Apart from skiing and snowboarding, what other winter activities are there in Hochötz?

In addition to skiing and snowboarding, the Hochötz area offers many other winter activities:

Ice skating:
Ice skating on the Piburger See is a must!

Tobogganing:
For example on the Oetz-Piburg toboggan run in the municipality of Piburg. Easy and family-friendly, the toboggan run is floodlit every day until 10pm for evening fun.

Cross-country skiing:
A trail for beginners starts in Ochtensgarten. It is over 5 kilometres long. In total there are over 140 km of cross-country trails in the Ötztal.

Paragliding:
Hochoetz is an excellent place for paragliding in both summer and winter, weather permitting.

Winter Hiking:
The Ötztal valley offers a varied hiking area with paths past waterfalls, mountain lakes and through forests. Popular destinations include the Piburger See, the Stuibenfall waterfall in Niederthai and the summit of the Hohe Mut in Obergurgl. For more experienced hikers there are challenging tours to huts such as the Martin-Busch-Hütte and the Similaunhütte.

Is there an interactive piste map of Hochoetz?

Yes, an interactive piste map is available for Hochötz. It provides a clear overview of the slopes and facilities, with easy navigation and up-to-date information.

Is off-piste skiing possible in Hochoetz?

The Hochoetz ski area has off-piste skiing, especially at the Wetterkreuz cable car in the Balbachtal valley. In other parts of the ski area you can ski along groomed slopes.

Which ski pass do I need?

You can use two ski areas with one ski pass: Hochoetz and Kühtai. If you want to use the lifts throughout the Ötztal valley, you can opt for the Ötztal Super Ski Pass. This gives you free use of the lifts in the whole valley.

What are the après ski options in the Hochoetz ski area?

In Hochoetz you can enjoy a relaxing après-ski after a day of skiing or snowboarding. Here you will find cosy ski huts and cafés where you can relax with a drink. If you are looking for a more lively après-ski experience, head to the nearby towns of Längenfeld and Sölden, where you will find a variety of nightclubs to round off your day on the slopes in style.

For a cosy après-ski bar near Hochötz, try the Panoramaalm next to the Bielefelder Hütte. Here you can relax after a day on the slopes and enjoy a drink while taking in the views.

Other ski resorts in Tirol

Platform operator

VidaVilla.com
Dr. Nuyensstraat 86
1617 KE Westwoud, Netherlands
Phone: +31854016545
E-Mail: info@vidavilla.com
​​​​​​​Ust-ID: NL855781919B01